a.1.(R. C. Ch.) Belonging to the Order of St. Francis of the Franciscans.
Franciscan Brothers
pious laymen who devote themselves to useful works, such as manual labor schools, and other educational institutions; - called also Brothers of the Third Order of St. Francis.
Franciscan Nuns
nuns who follow the rule of St. Francis, esp. those of the Second Order of St. Francis, - called also Poor Clares or Minoresses.
Franciscan Tertiaries
the Third Order of St. Francis.
n.1.(R.C.Ch.) A monk or friar of the Order of St. Francis, a large and zealous order of mendicant monks founded in 1209 by St. Francis of Assisi. They are called also Friars Minor; and in England, Gray Friars, because they wear a gray habit.
Noun1.Franciscan - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the gray habit of the Franciscan order
Synonyms: Gray Friar
Adj.1.Franciscan - of or relating to Saint Francis of Assisi or to the order founded by him; "Franciscan monks"
Albigensian, Augustinian, Augustinian Hermit, Austin Friar, Benedictine, Bernardine, Black Friar, Black Monk, Bonhomme, Brigittine, Capuchin, Carmelite, Carthusian, Catharist, Cistercian, Cluniac, Conventual, Crossed Friar, Crutched Friar, Dominican, Friar Minor, Gilbertine, Gray Friar, Hospitaler, Jesuit, Loyolite, Marist, Maryknoll, Minorite, Observant, Oratorian, Premonstratensian, Recollect, Recollet, Redemptorist, Sabbatarian, Templar, Trappist, Waldensian, White Friar, abstainer, anchorite, ascetic, begging hermit, bhikshu, dervish, fakir, flagellant, hermit, mendicant, preaching friar, puritan, sannyasi, yogi, yogin
Francis Ferdinand
Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Galton
Francis Henry Compton Crick
Francis Hopkinson
Francis II
Francis Joseph
Francis Joseph I
Francis of Assisi
Francis Peyton Rous
Francis Poulenc
Francis Richard Stockton
Francis Scott Key
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
Francis turbine
Francis Turner Palgrave
-- Franciscan --
Franciscan Brothers
Franciscan Nuns
Franciscan order
Franciscan Tertiaries
Francisco de Goya
Francisco Fernandez Cordoba
Francisco Fernandez de Cordova
Francisco Franco
Francisco Goya
Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros
Francisco Jose de Goya
Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes
Francisco Pizarro
Francisco Villa
Francisella tularensis
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